For those who have been extremely interested in the Pink Vivaz we recently saw from Sony Ericsson, we now have a time scale for release. Sony Ericsson have shown of the phone on their blog today, along with a video from Maiko Ishida, who is the product planner for Vivaz. She shares her story behind the design of the handset while showing off the Vivaz in light pink. The Vivaz will be coming out in pink by the end of this quarter, so we should see it by September in stores. Unfortunately Sony Ericsson haven’t released any specifics on what regions will be receiving the handsets. All we know is that it will be “selected markets”. As always though, we’ll keep our ears to the ground to find out where exactly the pink model will be released. You can view the video of the pink Vivaz and the story behind the design below.

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Releasing handsets in multiple colors seems to be Sony Ericsson’s “thing” lately. More specifically the Xperia X10 Mini and the recently announced Xperia X8, showing up in more colors than we’ve ever seen before. While the Vivaz doesn’t have quite as many colors, a new color model will be released soon. Currently the Sony Ericsson Vivaz is available in Cosmic Black, Silver Moon, Venus Ruby and Galaxy Blue (or black, silver, red and blue to the rest of the world). Pink will be the fifth color for the handset. All specs of the phone will remain the same, it will just be a different color chassis.

The specs of the Sony Ericsson Vivaz include a 3.2 inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 360×640, an 8 megapixel camera with the ability to record video in HD and a TV out port so you can watch your videos on your TV. It uses the Symbian S60 5th Edition as it’s OS. The Vivaz also has support for HSDPA (3.5G), Wi-Fi and GPS. Pricing is likely to remain the same as the other color models in your region but, availablity and release information is currently unknown.


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Amidst rumors that Lady Gaga could be the spokesperson for the much awaited 4th generation iPhone, it turns out that the popular popstar is already a spokesperson for the Sony Ericsson Vivaz in the Netherlands.

Sony Ericsson Vivaz Lady Gaga Edition

A special edition Vivaz is already on sale in the Netherlands and it comes preloaded with the latest Lady Gaga hit-album “Fame Monster”. The special edition handset from Sony Ericsson also comes with exclusive wallpapers, ringtones and a special edition of Lady Gaga’s latest major hit song, “Telephone”.

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Sony Ericsson has launched the FIFA World Cup 2010 Edition Vivaz. This version comes with a FIFA mobile fan application which keeps the user updated on the latest goals and scores. Users can also access historical information on football legends of past World Cups and other FIFA news.

Sony Ericsson Vivaz

The special edition Vivaz comes loaded with all the features which are present in the earlier model. These include an 8.1 mega pixel camera with an assortment of image enhancements, 4x digital zoom, auto focus,  face detection, geo tagging image stabilizer, handwriting recognition, sound recorder, Java and other features.

In addition to this, the special edition Vivaz also comes with the EA Sports 10 mobile game.

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sony ericsson theme creator 4.16

On may 10th Sony Ericsson showcased a new version of its innovative Theme Creator tool having increased compatibility. The all new updated version 4.16 is capable of supporting Sony Ericsson phones based on the Symbian platform.  This means, theme creator can also be used with Satio and Vivaz models. This tool will provide rapid creation of themes, much quicker than previously used tools.

  • Themes creator to support Vivaz and Satio
  • Creation of themes in 4 easy steps

It will be possible to create themes in four easy steps namely background selection, color adjustment, style and sound creation. Additional color effects can be used to obtain precise color tones to fulfil personal taste. Predefined background option will also make this process of creating themes simpler than ever before.

Support has also been added for non Symbian phones, including the Elm and Hazel.

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